Aug 212017
 

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Aug 192017
 
  • MediaBuzz: Bannon; Bannon; mags, tv
  • Reliable Sources: Trump’s sanity; a terrible week; race reportage; Bannon.
  • Katz: Coop, Maddow, Shep, Lemon, et al named to distinguished list.
  • Flood: Joe S still dreams of being a rock star.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Impartial CNN anchor: Trump was a racist before Bannon came along.
  • Tucker video:  CNN tells CNN: great job grilling GOPer.

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Jul 262017
 
May 182017
 
  • Wednesday’s numbers: Rachel Maddow-Coop-O’Donnell 1-2-3.
  • Video: Shep Smith’s moving, personal 
  • Video: Fox & Friends remembers the of Roger Ailes.
  • In death, Roger Ailes still a polarizing figure.  Journalists celebrate.
  • Concha: Roger Ailes dies; media react; Matthews brags about Maddow.
  • Gregg Jarrett: The Roger I knew.  Wemple: The Ailes scourge lives on.
  • Video: Gregg Jarrett explains how Comey’s memo can
  • Parsnow: It’s the ‘cable news blues’…I hate it but can’t stop watching it.
  • Expiring contracts could bring changes to MSNBC.   Soledad resurfaces.
  • Seth Rich family demands FNC retraction.  MSNBC’s new business show.
May 112017
 
  • Video: on why 30 sources don’t guarantee truth.
  • Wednesday’s numbers: Maddow-Tucker Carlson-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Media critic Trump: ‘dumb’ Don Lemon, Chris Cuomo a ‘chained lunatic’.
  • Tucker Carlson video: on manic media going to DefCon One.
  • Ariens: Soledad and Grace set to resurface.  Somerby: Coop goes 7 on 1.
  • Rothstein: Sara Murray has uneasy reaction to Spicer wedding comment.
  • Legal woes complicate FNC CEO search.  21C earnings top expectations.
  • Parties mum on dismissal of lawsuit against CNN.  Cooper: Save MSNBC!
  • Bahamas flap involves Shillue, Levy, Evan Siegfried.  Q&A: Shepard Smith.

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May 062017
 
  • MediaBuzz videos: late-night Corey
  • Reliable Sources videos: Fox probe widens; more lawsuits; Fox Trump ties.
  • Q&A: Kelly Wright tells why he’s suing FNC.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Simon: Megyn Kelly is being hyped as the ‘New Godzilla of morning tv’.
  • Spin Stops Here Tour may lose one of its players.  Liz Claman in Omaha.
  • CNN anchor suggests Trump wants jobs credit that belongs to Obama.
  • FNC anchor demands Mississippi remove confederate emblem from flag.

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May 052017
 
  • Specialists video: Kellyanne Conway, Tyrus join
  • Thursday’s numbers: Tucker Carlson-The Five-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Concha: Trump camp blasts CNN as MSM blackout of advert spreads.
  • Video: talks comedy, politics, and Stephen Colbert.
  • Rothstein: WaPo writer tells journalists to avoid Tucker Carlson’s show.
  • Mohajer: Tucker’s success after many flops typifies white male privilege.
  • Zurawik: Bullying, brow-beating Tucker symbolizes patriarchy, privilege.
  • Somerby: Maddow quietly changes Flynn story she’s peddled for months.
  • LaCorte: There’s little real evidence to support the spin against Bill Shine.
  • Attorney for FNC accusers talks to Sky News regulators.  What Bo knows.
  • Smith: The inside story of Joe’s carefully choreographed proposal to Mika.
  • Profile: Van Jones.  Shep Smith at Ole Miss.  CNN still cites ‘hands up’ story.
  • After four days, viewer reactions to Fox News Specialists seem discouraging.

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Mar 302017
 
  • Wednesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Maddow-Tucker Carlson 1-2-3.
  • Fox Biz original Peter Barnes retires.  Clarissa Ward in Palm Beach.
  • Friedman: ‘Liberal’ Shep driving away Fox viewers (no ratings cited).
  • Late Night videos: Joe and Mika with Seth Meyers
  • New CNN show is about ‘songs that define‘ us.  Bill Weir in Wautoma.
  • Tucker Carlson video: Taxpayers funding in public schools.
Mar 252017
 
  • MediaBuzz videos: intel; CNN story; loss;
  • Reliable Sources: Trump falsehoods; Trump lies; FNC bias; right-wing media.
  • The Sky News angle to the Nap flap.  Today’s conspiracy.  Sunday talkers.
  • Time after time.  Q&A: Zeke Emanuel on joining Fox.  David Gergen in DC.
  • Tucker videos: on undue government spying.
  • NY Times: 18 hours of FNC…a ‘message of fear’ vs ‘evenhanded’ Shep Smith.
Mar 222017
 
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Maddow-Tucker Carlson-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Farhi: Shep Smith doing ‘cleanup’ at Fox.  First 100 town hall tonight.
  • ‘Bitch’ Nicole Lapin resurfaces.  Ainsley Earhardt makes book:
  • Q&A: Reza AslanJoe and Mika open up about Trump, Kellyanne, etc.
  • Ellison: Something’s brewing at Fox News…it must be another ‘civil war’!
  • Arianna Huffington rips CNN.  Clarissa Ward honored by Overseas Press.
  • Videos: on Gorsuch; concerns about Comey.
Mar 172017
 
  • Thursday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Tucker Carlson-Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Watters asks Trump whom he’d fire: Schumer, Baldwin, or Zucker?
  • Wednesday’s numbers: Tucker Carlson-O’Reilly-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Smith keeps Judge Nap at arm’s length; TCG: Shep’s strange disclaimer.
  • Perino: How I reset my heart after the election…my visit to Mercy Ships.
  • Videos: on the tax leak; Tucker vs
  • CNN ‘pointed gun’ story rebutted by both Hannity and Juan. Sean erupts.
  • Terms of Megyn Kelly’s Fox exit still unsettled.  Hibbs: Megyn comes home.
Mar 152017
 
  • The Five video: Greg Gutfeld and the panel on
  • Steve Hilton gets Sunday night hour on Fox News: The Next Revolution.
  • Concha:  Maddow hands Trump ‘fake news’ ammo as social media jeer.
  • Somerby: Self-adoring circus clown starts media stampede over nothing.
  • Slate: Overhyped; Esquire: A nothingburger; Wrap: Will viewers defect?
  • Video: Kurtz on Maddow Wemple: Fox can’t handle her scoop.
  • AP: Bait and switch; Caller: Humiliating debacle; CNBC: A win for Trump.
  • Maddow ‘scoop‘, first reactions: Overhypedoverhyped…and overhyped.
  • Controversy swirls around Tucker Carlson segment involving Chatham, NJ.
  • Moscow slams ‘odious’ CNN Russia special.  Today’s cannibalism complaint.
  • Tucker videos: How in the 2016 election; analyzes.
  • Willow Bay resurfaces.   Big news for Ayman Mohyeldin.   Eagle trips up Shep.
Mar 102017
 
  • Thursday’s numbers: Maddow-Bill O’Reilly-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Somerby: Misstatements, omissions…and another ‘Maddow edit‘.
  • Kurtz: It’s time for Maddow, Coop et al to come out of denial.
  • The POTUS media diet: CNN and Fox News…MSNBC not so much.
  • Factor video: on facts, speculation, and credulity.
  • Report: Megyn Kelly tired of hard news, wants to be ‘the next Oprah‘.
  • Tucker: the Socrates of our time.  Ed Davis: new FNC security analyst.
  • Wemple enthralled by Shep outburst.   Today’s cannibalism complaint.
  • Zucker play: CNN show features A.I. sex dolls and romance with robots.
Mar 022017
 
  • Wednesday’s numbers: O’Reilly-Tucker Carlson-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Q&A: Why Shannon Bream loves covering the Supreme Court.
  • FTV Live: Sour Lemon; no news is good news…at the YMCA.
  • Katy Tur: I’m not a Trump critic, I’m a journalist.  Katy does a one-eighty.
  • Folkenflik:  Despite attacks and snubs, CNN ‘reclaims its newsy mission‘.
  • Concha: Despite negative media Trump polling well; CNN’s Trump ticker.
  • Ana Cabrera named weekend anchor.  Shep vs Trump fans.  Crisis averted.
  • Tucker videos: Dem in Trump speech; freed
Feb 232017
 
  • Wednesday’s numbers: O’Reilly-Tucker Carlson-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Videos:  remember Alan Colmes.
  • R.I.P.: Alan Colmes.  Friends and colleagues react.  Video: Alan
  • Somerby: Maddow rewrites history in another fake pseudo-confession.
  • Veritas releases CNN audio bomb.  Gold: falls flat;  Borchers: overrated.
  • Rothstein: Wimpy Wemple whines about Coppins’ Tucker Carlson piece.
  • Coppins: Tucker’s hour is provocative, cringe-inducing, terrific television.
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Tucker Carlson/Sean Hannity (tie) 1-2/2.
  • Chris Matthews ‘blown away‘ that Hollywood isn’t about glamour or looks.
  • Another CNN town hall: McCain/Graham.  Hogue: Bob Beckel unrepentant.
  • Cover/Line blends politics, pop culture.   Rowley: CNN’s fake diabetes news.
  • Tucker video: Ex-CIA operative fears a is ‘out of control’.
  • Rothstein: CNN throws mud at James O’Keefe ahead of imminent ‘audio bomb’.
  • Conservative ‘provocateur’ targets CNN with release of secretly recorded audio.